Software Engineer - Bristol

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 7070 Date Posted: Thursday 09 May 2024
Software Engineer
Location:                  Bristol
Salary:                      £55,000 - £65,000
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that have an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
The Software Engineer role
We are looking for capable, adaptable and inquisitive software engineers to join the team developing Command and Control (C2), Launch Management and In-Flight Data Link solutions for the next generation of advanced air defence systems.
Activities work across the entire software engineering lifecycle, from discussing requirement change with the Systems team, all the way to being involved with qualification and software releases. Working with innovative technologies across a range of land and maritime defence projects.
Naturally, safety is critical; we have an enviable reputation for safety, performance and dependability!
Software Engineer experience required: 
A solid background in software development and at least two of the following:
  • Experience in Ada or a strongly typed language e.g. Rust.
  • Safety-critical software development experience.
  • Experience in formal design process e.g. UML, MASCOT and tools such as Rhapsody
Desirable experience (but certainly not essential)
  • Knowledge of external standards such as DefStan 00-55 and MISRA
  • Development for embedded Linux
  • Exposure to system testing (on virtualised and real hardware) and host-based testing will also form part of the role.
  • System testing on virtualised or real hardware
  • Able to innovate, and think critically to solve complex software problems
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
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